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Health Law Alert - OBS Rental Rules Called Into Question

Not long after the passage of the laws permitting physicians to operate accredited office based surgery practices (“OBSPs”), the Department of Health (the “Department”) Website included a list of “Frequently Asked Questions”…more

Accreditation, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Healthcare, Leases, Physicians

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Corporate & Securities Law Alert July 2013 - SEC Final Rule Eliminates Advertising Ban in Rule 506 Offerings

On July 10, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) released its long-awaited rules ending an 80-year ban on “general solicitation” by issuers conducting private placements. The rules, contained in an amendment to…more

Accredited Investors, Advertising, Bad Actors, Dodd-Frank, General Solicitation

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Corporate & Securities Law Alert May 2013 - Entrepreneurs: Go Forth And Act, But Act Wisely

What distinguishes those with great ideas from entrepreneurs is elementary. Entrepreneurs act on their idea. Tantamount to acting, is planning and good advice. Anyone who wants to pursue a concept should first do some extensive…more

Entrepreneurs, Non-Disclosure Agreement, Startups, Technology, Trade Secrets

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Employment Law Alert - Mar 2014: LinkedIn: What’s Your Policy ?

The prevalence of social media in today's society, both in and out of the workplace, is undeniable. However, this continually emerging area of the law is fraught with perils. With that acknowledgement, companies must consider…more

NLRA, NLRB, Social Media, Social Media Policy

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Energy Law Alert May 2013 - Clean Energy Takes Center Stage in Obama’s 2013-2014 Proposed Budget

A glimpse at President Obama’s recently released 2013-2014 federal budget proposal reveals major steps in funding for energy projects. A sizeable $28.4 billion allocation has been set aside for The Department of Energy…more

Barack Obama, Biofuel, Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Projects

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New Domains Will Debut in April at a Rate of 20 Per Week

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the Internet’s governing body, is expected to begin its rollout of new generic top-level domains (gTLD) by mid-2013…more

gTLD, ICANN, Internet, Trademark Clearinghouse, Trademarks

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International Practice Alert: September 2013 - When Can A Foreign Consulate Appear For A Foreign Citizen?

Estate litigation and probate proceedings are sometimes complicated when a beneficiary, close family member or other interested party is a citizen of a foreign nation. In an attempt to ease this burden, international treaties…more

Foreign Nationals, Trials

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Health Law Alert - August 2013: New York’s I-STOP Law Goes into Effect for Practitioners – August 27, 2013

A new law, the Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing (I-STOP) Law (§3343-a of the NYS Public Health Law) enacted one year ago, will go into effect on August 27, 2013, requiring practitioners who prescribe controlled…more

Compliance, Controlled Substances, Doctor Shopping, Drug & Alcohol Abuse, I-STOP Law

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How Much "Effort" is Enough???

Best Efforts…Reasonable Best Efforts… Diligent Efforts….Good Faith Efforts….Commercially Reasonable Efforts….terms we have all seen in contracts and other agreements used to establish standards of performance for situations…more

Best Efforts Clauses, Breach of Contract, Intent of the Parties, Reasonable Person Test

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Energy Law Alert May 2013 - Clean Energy Takes Center Stage in Obama’s 2013-2014 Proposed Budget

A glimpse at President Obama’s recently released 2013-2014 federal budget proposal reveals major steps in funding for energy projects. A sizeable $28.4 billion allocation has been set aside for The Department of Energy…more

Barack Obama, Biofuel, Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Projects

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Zoning & Land Use -- July 2013: Supreme Court Strives to Protect Zoning Applicants from Unreasonable Government Demands

Recently the Supreme Court issued a decision that will have a material impact on applicants seeking zoning and land use related permits. In Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Mgmt Dist., 2013 WL 3184628, No. 11-1447 (U.S. June 25,…more

Dolan v City of Tigard, Fifth Amendment, Koontz v St John's River Water Management, Land Developers, Nexus

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Employment Law Alert - Mar 2014: LinkedIn: What’s Your Policy ?

The prevalence of social media in today's society, both in and out of the workplace, is undeniable. However, this continually emerging area of the law is fraught with perils. With that acknowledgement, companies must consider…more

NLRA, NLRB, Social Media, Social Media Policy

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International Practice - January 2014: Selecting a Foreign Attorney: Avoiding “Legal Pirates” and Effectively Managing the Attorney-Client Relationship

U.S. businesses are increasingly looking for growth opportunities abroad. A recent study showed that global businesses based in upstate New York achieved almost three times the growth rate and earned over 10% more in revenue…more

Attorney-Client Privilege, Client Services, Confidential Information, Due Diligence, Foreign Nationals

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Environmental Law Alert - July 2014: New York Court Strikes Blow Against Fracking

This week the New York State Court of Appeals upheld the right of municipalities to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas within their borders. In Norce Energy Corp. USA v. Town of Dryden and Cooperstown Holstein Corporation…more

Appeals, Fracking, Fracking Bans, Natural Gas, Oil & Gas

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Medicare Audit and Appeals: A Study in Utter Dysfunction

Facing a backlog of over 350,000 appeals from payment demands issued by Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC's), the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") has effectively given up and announced that its Office of Hearings…more

Administrative Appeals, CMS, HHS, Recovery Audit Contractor

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Employment Law Alert - September 2013: The Affordable Care Act - October 1, 2013 Notice Requirement for Employers

Beginning January 1, 2014, individuals and employees of small businesses will have access to affordable coverage through a new competitive private health insurance market – the Health Insurance Marketplace. The “Marketplace,”…more

Affordable Care Act, Deadlines, FLSA, Health Insurance Exchanges, Healthcare

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Corporate & Securities Law Alert: September 2013 - Captive Insurance: A Niche for the Middle Market

With insurance premiums on the rise and the uncertain state of the federal tax system, middle market business owners may be looking for a source of stability that allocates the risks associated with operations. A “small” captive…more

Captive Insurance Company, IRC

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Employer Law Alert - Flu Epidemic Impacts Workplace

This season's flu outbreak is already being called an "epidemic" by the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and…more

Flu Shot Rule, Healthcare, Medical Leave

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Trusts & Estates Alert - May 2014: Recent Changes to New York's Estate and Trust Income Tax Laws

Effective April 1, 2014, as part of the implementation of the 2014-2015 budget, the legislature and Governor Cuomo made significant changes to New York’s estate tax and trust income tax laws. According to Governor Cuomo, a key…more

Estate Tax, Exclusions, New Legislation, Residency Status, Tax Exemptions

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Corporate & Securities, April 2013 - Smaller Reporting Companies Now Subject To Say-On-Pay Disclosures In Annual Meeting Proxy Statements

On July 21, 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was enacted (the “Act”). The Act imposed several new requirements on publicly reporting companies subject to the SEC’s proxy rules. Included in…more

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Real Estate Law Alert - Court Dismisses "Buyer's Remorse" Claim and Awards Developer $577,000 in Attorneys' Fees

Back in Autumn, 2010, we wrote that purchasers of condominium units in the New York metropolitan area were invoking the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, 15 U.S.C. §§1701-20 (ILSA), to cancel their agreements to…more

Attorney's Fees, Buyers, Counterclaims, Land Sale Contract, Lot Descriptions

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Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Number of Attorneys

50-100 Attorneys

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